Viaplay's original drama,"Made In Oslo" has been nominated for a prestigious Golden Nymph Award in the Fiction Category at the 61st Monte-Carlo Television Festival. Federation recently acquired worldwide rights to the drama series. “We’re thrilled to receive this nomination at the prestigious Monte-Carlo Television Festival—and very proud to be contributing to such a complex theme as fertility and childbearing through a pioneering sustainability-focused production," Filippa Wallestam, NENT Group Chief Content Officer said. "Viaplay is the leading Nordic drama producer, with at least 70 Viaplay Originals set to premiere this year, and it’s so exciting that our unique storytelling is increasingly receiving international attention.”
Executive Producer for Viaplay is Tanya Nanette Badendyck. "Made In Oslo" is a Norwegian drama produced by Tordenfilm for Viaplay. Viaplay Content Sales is responsible for Nordics, Baltics and Poland sales and Federation handles international sales of the series. The winners will be announced at a Red-Carpet Awards Ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum on the final evening of the festival, on Tuesday 21 June, in the presence of Honorary President, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. The 61 st Monte-Carlo television festival will take place from 17–21 June 2022.
The show, starring Pia Tjelta. The title, created and written by Kathrine Valen Zeiner, is directed by Marit Moum Aune, winner of Best Direction and Best Cinematography at the Golden Screen 2016 and winner of Best Script at Golden Screen Norway 2015 with "Struggle for Life." “We are absolutely delighted that Made in Oslo will be taking part in the 61st Monte-Carlo Television Festival," Figenschow and Ingunn Sundelin, Made in Oslo producers, Tordenfilm said. "It is an honor for the series to be highlighted at the festival, allowing the story to reach a wider audience. To be nominated in the Golden Nymph awards affirms the hard work of everyone involved in bringing this high-quality production of a vital, universal theme to our screens.”
The show follows Elin and Bjørn as they plan to adopt. Their relationship will not survive any more IVF but Elin struggles to give up completely. As a gynecologist with her own fertility clinic, she is surrounded by hope and opportunity, and begins obsessively treating herself in secret. “We are extremely proud to be nominated for this Golden Nymph award," Monica Levy, Head of International, Federation said. "Made in Oslo, a drama series straight from Norway tackles the very modern and complex subject of fertility with great delicacy. A woman, filled with compassion for her patients and loved ones, will go to endless and dangerous lengths to become a mother herself.” Nina B. A."